It’s time this outdated practice is stopped. Only rent from landlords who don’t charge any key money.
By Rebecca Quin on February 16, 2015
Need to furnish your new home in Japan? GaijinPot’s how-to guide has the best places to find quality and affordable furniture in Japan.
By Rebecca Quin on January 25, 2015
The coldest months of Japanese winter are long, so crawl out from under that kotatsu and make the best of it with this How-To Guide on skiing and snowboarding in Japan.
By Rebecca Quin on January 21, 2015
If you haven’t found a Japanese course that’s the right fit, the Kumon method could be up right up your linguistic street!
By Rebecca Quin on January 10, 2015
Renting an apartment in Japan doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn more about the GaijinPot Bilingual Brokerage Assistance service.
By Rebecca Quin on December 12, 2014
Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win top culture points for 2015!
By Rebecca Quin on November 20, 2014
Grab a book from one of the sleek shelves of this bookstore/‘zakka’/café’ and try not to spill any of your delicious lunch on it.
By Rebecca Quin on November 16, 2014
Head to Coco Farm & Winery for this year’s popular autumn Ashikaga wine festival.
By Rebecca Quin on November 13, 2014
If Shimokita feels mainstream to you, here’s a list of places in Tokyo that you might never have heard of but should definitely visit.
By Rebecca Quin on October 15, 2014
Why is it that the simplest things are always the hardest to find?
By Rebecca Quin on October 4, 2014
Follow these 4 tips to avoid making any cultural mistakes at your next Japanese wedding.
By Rebecca Quin on September 18, 2014
Don’t do this if you actually want to see the tuna auction.